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LINGUIST List 20.1549

Wed Apr 22 2009

Books: Historical Ling/Phonology: Olander, Larsson (Eds)

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        1.    Eric van Broekhuizen, Stressing the Past: Olander, Larsson (Eds)

Message 1: Stressing the Past: Olander, Larsson (Eds)
Date: 21-Apr-2009
From: Eric van Broekhuizen <E.van.Broekhuizenrodopi.nl>
Subject: Stressing the Past: Olander, Larsson (Eds)
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Title: Stressing the Past
Subtitle: Papers on Baltic and Slavic accentology.
Series Title: Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 35
Published: 2009
Publisher: Rodopi
                http://www.rodopi.nl/

Book URL: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookId=SSGL+35

Editor: Thomas Olander
Editor: Jenny Helena Larsson
Hardback: ISBN: 9789042025554 Pages: 199 Price: Europe EURO 40.00
Abstract:

From a synchronic point of view, the various accentuation systems found in
the Baltic and Slavic languages differ considerably from each other. We
find languages with free accent and languages with fixed accent, languages
with and without syllabic tones, and languages with and without a
distinction between short and long vowels. Yet despite the apparent
diversity in the attested Baltic and Slavic languages, the sources from
which these languages have developed - the reconstructed languages referred
to as Proto-Baltic and Proto-Slavic respectively - seem to have had very
similar accentuation systems.

The prehistory and development of the Baltic and Slavic accentuation
systems is the main topic of this book, which contains sixteen articles on
Baltic and Slavic accentology written by some of the world's leading
specialists in this field.

Contents

Preface

Rainer Eckert: Zum 40. Todestag des russischen Sprachforschers Dr. V.M.
Illič-Svityč

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal: Slavic verbal accentuation - notes on origin and
development

Rick Derksen: Slavic evidence for Balto-Slavic oxytona

V. A. Dybo: Sistema porozhdenija akcentnyx tipov proizvodnyx v
balto-slavjanskom prajazyke

Adam Hyllested & Bernd Gliwa: Metatony in Lithuanian internal derivation

Mate Kapović: The accent of Slavic *ja(zь) 'I'

Frederik Kortlandt: Accent retraction and tonogenesis

Thomas Olander: The accentuation of Old Prussian deiws 'god'

Irina S. Pekunova: O nekotoryx akcentuacionnyx osobennostjax
sushchestvitel'nyx a.p. c v staroserbskix pamjatnikax)

Tijmen Pronk: The accentuation of the Slavic n-stems

Jens Elmegård Rasmussen: A note on Slaaby-Larsen's law

Toshihiro Shintani: On Winter's law in Balto-Slavic

Roman Sukač: Hirt's law and Optimality Theory

Matej Šekli: On Romance-Alpo-Slavic substitutional accentology: the case of
pre-Slavic masculine substrate place names in Slovene

Alexandra Ter-Avanesova: The accentuation of i-verbs in some Russian
dialects: an innovation that preserves an archaism

Steven Young: Tone in Latvian borrowings from Old Russian

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Phonology
Language Family(ies): Baltic
                            Slavic Subgroup

Written In: English (eng )

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